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Windows 7: Outlook problem with new, replies, forwarding etc...


13 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Outlook problem with new, replies, forwarding etc...

When I try to reply, create a new email, or forward an email in Outlook 2007 on this new laptop I can see that the program has opened a reply etc... but this window is only visible in the task bar and does not open when clicked on. I'm using an extended display from the laptop using its external VGA monitor plug to a Dell monitor. I receive emails fine.

No other programs are having a similar problem (ie. all windows that are visible in the task bar open when clicked on).

I am beyond confused and mostly illiterate when it comes to computers. Any help is appreciated.

5 minutes later....

So after disconnecting the external monitor and opening Outlook on the laptop only, it worked fine. Then I hooked up the external monitor and dragged the Outlook window to from the external monitor to the laptop's monitor to find that the reply email window opens on the external monitor.

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14 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hi, tzweck! Welcome to the Seven Forums.

It is important to remember that when you use two monitors, but, then, return to using only one, you disable the extended display option.

Right click your desktop, select "Personalize", then select "Display" (or go to the control panel and select "Display"):

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Then select "Change display settings" and change your options:

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Alternatively, make sure your bios and/or graphics card is set to Auto-detect your displays monitors.


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30 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Hello!
Just wanted to thank you for such a great explanation, now even I get it
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